Tony Perkins is president of the Family Research Council.

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January 16, 2015, 9:43 AM EST
Apparently, The New York Times is in favor of faith in the public square – if the purpose is to mock it. Editors at the Times poured gasoline on the fire of Atlanta's latest controversy with an editorial that should shock even their most liberal readers. Just when you thought the media couldn't sink any lower, the Times takes on the same First Amendment that gives it the freedom to print these vicious attacks on Christians.
January 13, 2015, 4:15 PM EST
Today, Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins joined Atlanta area pastors and religious liberty advocates at a rally in support of former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran. Cochran was suspended and then fired because of a book he wrote for a men's Bible study group at his Baptist church.
November 13, 2014, 4:44 PM EST
Today Family Research Council commends the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit for reversing a decision by U.S. District Judge Barbara Crabb that declared the clergy housing tax allowance unconstitutional. Family Research Council's "Watchmen on the Wall" pastors’ network is composed of over 40,000 churches from across the country.
November 7, 2014, 8:58 AM EST
This afternoon the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit upheld the freedom of voters through their elected representatives to define marriage as the union of a man and a woman.
October 6, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT
Family Research Council had the distinct privilege of honoring Mariam with the first-ever Cost of Discipleship Award at the Summit's gala dinner on Saturday.
September 24, 2014, 10:34 AM EDT
Decrying what he deemed a "pageant of empathy" in emotionally driven rulings nationwide, this month a federal district court judge from our home state of Louisiana issued a ruling upholding our state's marriage law.
September 19, 2014, 11:32 AM EDT
Where there is no vision, the people perish. Americans have been shocked to see the brutality and barbarism of the Islamic militants of ISIS. Americans have been stunned by the revelations that their fellow Americans have joined the ranks of ISIS and are taking up the cause of the caliphate.
August 22, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins is wrapping up a visit to Israel this week as a part of the "Christians in Solidarity with Israel" trip, hosted by the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB).
June 16, 2014, 4:04 PM EDT
We won't presume to tell our elected representatives who to vote for in the upcoming House leadership elections. But we can offer friendly advice on what leadership traits they should be looking for.
December 19, 2013, 1:54 PM EST
A&E Network suspended "Duck Dynasty's" Phil Robertson because he expressed his religious belief that homosexuality is a sin.
July 26, 2013, 3:43 PM EDT
If President Eisenhower were alive today, the five-star general may be shocked to know that his own speeches are too offensive to be quoted in the military he used to command.
June 26, 2013, 11:27 AM EDT
While we are disappointed in the Supreme Court's decision to strike down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, the court did not impose the sweeping nationwide redefinition of natural marriage that was sought.
March 20, 2013, 9:33 AM EDT
Sen. Rob Portman's endorsement of gay "marriage" hasn't exactly been popular.
March 14, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT
Bullying knows no boundaries. It's not just boys on the playground or people at work; it can even be organizations on the national stage as was revealed in a federal courtroom on February 6th.
November 18, 2012, 8:49 PM EST
Of all the ridiculous opinions I've heard on General David Petraeus' scandal, this one takes the cake.
March 23, 2009, 11:11 AM EDT
President Barack Obama campaigned on the noble promise of bringing the country together and uniting citizens around common goals. Yet, with just two months in office under his belt, he has made some radical decisions. The most prominent of his extreme choices are those surrounding the issue of abortion, personified by his recent selection of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius to be Secretary of Health and Human Services.